Francesca Scassellati Sforzolini
Partner, Brunswick Group, Brussels
Healthcare & Life Sciences Sector Group Lead, Europe
Francesca is a senior government relations and corporate affairs professional with deep knowledge of the Healthcare and Life Sciences sector and EU healthcare policy. She has spent more than 20 years designing and managing pan-European strategies and leading public affairs and communications campaigns tackling critical issues for global organizations in both the private and public sector. She has particular expertise in building multi-stakeholder partnerships and coalitions with healthcare stakeholders. Prior to joining Brunswick, she was Managing Director and Head of the Brussels office of a boutique agency uniquely focused on health, which she established in 2017. She has also held senior roles at GS1’s Global Office, the European Climate Foundation, Mars Inc. and Burson-Marsteller (now BCW).
Francesca received an M.A. in International Relations and Economics from The Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, D.C. She also has a double B.A. in Political Science and European Law from the University of Bologna and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po Strasbourg).
She is fluent in English, French and Italian and also speaks Spanish and Norwegian.